Friday, January 22, 1:00pm • You're invited to a pandemic safe, masked, distanced action in Oak Ridge to celebrate the entry into force of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons. The plan is to gather in a long,…

If you live in East Tennessee, you're invited to join OREPA and Knoxville Vice-Mayor Gwen McKenzie on Monday, January 18, 2021 at 4:00pm for our annual Community Conversation. We'll discuss Ms. McKenzie's recently passed proposal for Knoxville to invest $100,000,000…

…when the Treaty on the Prohibition to Nuclear Weapons enters into force.

Hiroshima/Nagasaki 75

Remembering Hiroshima 75 years later The destruction of Hiroshima, Japan and the death of more than 60,000 of its citizens happened in single instant, unleashed

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Sunday Vigil at Y-12 in Oak Ridge Tennessee

Sunday Vigil

The OREPA Board has now decided that we are prepared to do a limited re-opening of the Sunday vigil to allow for slightly more participation.  We are asking anyone who wants to attend a Sunday vigil to sign up in advance—by the Thursday before. There are two ways to sign up. You can email Ralph at or you can call him at 865 776 5050. If the five slots are already taken, we’ll ask you to wait until next week. All vigilers are expected to wear masks. Bring your own chair. Avoid physical contact and maintain an appropriate social distance in the circle of chairs. Of course, if for any reason you feel you may have been exposed to the virus or to someone with the virus, you should not attend the vigil. At this point, we are not resuming our monthly potlucks.

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